With an overall population of 36,065 and a student population of 9,996, approximately 3,023 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Georgian Court University is the largest hospitality school in Lakewood, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Georgian Court University with credentials in hospitality.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Lakewood in 2010. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Lakewood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,500 hospitality professionals in New Jersey, 4,800 were working in the greater Lakewood area. Lakewood's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $21,010 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.